A beekeeper in Sudan, Darfur province, wearing appropriate clothing and looking after a beehive.
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For over 13 years, devastating conflict has dominated Sudan, forcing the population to flee the fighting and destroying their livelihoods in the process. Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) is supporting a UN…

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At an international conference organised by the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) and Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Berlin/Germany, experts from governments, the UN,…

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At a High Level Conference with the Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauretania, Niger and Chad, known as the G5 Sahel countries, in late February 2018, the European Union agreed to provide a further 414 million euros for…

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An FAO report presents a nation-wide assessment of the impact of war on agriculture in Syria and recommends that Syrian agriculture should be kickstarted now despite huge destruction.

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Cleaning the main Al Jazeera irrigation canal to resupply water for agricultural production.<br/>Photo: ©FAO/Cengiz Yar
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A new FAO project, funded by UNDP, brings jobs and food to vulnerable Iraqis. Key irrigation channels near Mosul are getting restored to enable farmers to grow crops and vegetables.

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A new scheme to promote cocoa production in Colombia is to boost prospects for smallholders caught up in the aftermath of years of armed conflict and flawed attempts to root out coca-growing.

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Farmers in drug crop cultivation regions are caught in a vicious circle. They work in remote areas and are often dependent on criminal networks. It is also difficult to quit the cultivation of illicit drug crops as there…

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Fragile states are lagging far behind in achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Yet what exactly does the term itself mean? And why is state-building so difficult to accomplish?

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For ten years, Nepalese fought Nepalese in a conflict which divided the country and left a trail of destruction and poverty – especially in rural areas. In the districts of Rukum and Rolpa, the Maoist rebels established…

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Again and again, there are conflicts over the scarce resources of land, water and pasture in parts of the Horn of Africa region where pastoralism is predominant – and they often lead to deadly violence. The Conflict…

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